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live from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". now on "eyewitness news", a city on edge. charlotte north carolina is the latest in a protest, unrest that began after the deadly shooting after man in that city who police say had a gun. the mayor of charlotte is appealing for everyone to be calm. good afternoon, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. when the dust settles, police say the unrest left about dozen officers hurt including one who was allegedly hit in the face with a rock. correspondent don champion has
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more now from charlotte. >> the best, preparing for the worse. >> police in charlotte, north carolina say they're ready for more protests after night of violence following the fatal police shooting of keith lamont scott. sixteen officers were hurt, as demonstrators through rocks and bottles. officers in riot gear fired tear gas, to break up the crowd, several police cruisers were damaged. >> with that behavior becomes violent, restless, destructive, we have to act as we did. >> police say scott was spotted during a search for a suspect wanted for an outstanding warrant, they say, he got out of his car, caring a handgun, and ignored repeated commands to drop it. >> he stepped out posing a threat to the officers, and officer brently vincent subsequently fired his weapon. >> scott's family says he was unarmed and was reading a book when police approached him.
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>> they just said hands up, he got a gun, he got a gun, pow, pow, pow. that's it. he had no gun. >> but police say a handgun was recovered from the scene. >> we did not find a book. >> charlotte police say they're investigation will be transparent and fair. officer brently benson has been placed on administrative leave pending the findings of the investigation. don champion, for cbs-3, "eyewitness news". in oklahoma, the attorney of a tulsa police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man says the officer felt threatened, and thought the man was armed. parent -- terrence crutcher died after officers responded to report of a stalled vehicle. tulsa authorities have said they did not find a gun on his body or in his car. his death is under investigation. in other news, new york and new jersey bombing suspect ahmad khan rahami faces new federal charges this noon, that include the use of a weapon of mass destruction.
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we're also learning more about his wife, who is said to be cooperating with authority. correspondent kenneth craig has the details. the bomb that exploded in new york city saturday night was made from easy to find materials button ebay. a new federal complaint shows ahmad khan rahami bought sit trick acid, circuit boards, electric igniters anibal bearings just this summer. rahami now facing at least ten federal charges, including use of a weapon of mass destruction, and bombing a public place. >> in the near future, it is our intention to bring the defendant to federal district court for the southern district of new york, which has jurisdiction over the manhattan neighborhood where over 30 innocent people were wounded and countless others were gravely endangered by his bomb. >> prosecutors say they also found video that shows rahami setting off what appears to be a pipe bomb in his backyard here in elizabeth, new jersey's earlier this month. investigators say it may have been practice for saturday's
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attack in manhattan and the jersey shore. rahami, us sit ben born in afghanistan, made several trips back to afghanistan and pakistan in recent years where he married mena, eventually came to the u.s., but left in june. sources tell cbs news, she was scheduled to return this week, and is cooperating with authority. prosecutors say rahami was also caring adjourn al when he was captured, that included the message: death to your precious. kenneth craig, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> meanwhile group called at heart blank has set up go fund me page to help the two homeless men who came upon a back pack with a bomb at the elizabeth new jersey train station. they alerted authorities and likely, third of the mondayly go to less parker, third to ivan wife, and third to elizabeth homeless charity, so far, the page has raised more than $13,000 in just one day.
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>> the annual hero thrill show helps children of fallen philadelphia police officers and firefighters, and today, a pep rally is underway to get ready for the big event. "eyewitness news" reporter joe holden is live along market street, with a preview of the festivities. hey, joe? >> reporter: hey, brooke, good afternoon, this is all in advance of the bigger show that will be held on october 1st at the wells fargo center, of course, it is called the hero thrill show, and there is a lot to talk about out here, philadelphia police putting their best on display, and some high wire stunts to boot. let's go ahead and show you who we have out here. we have members of the mounted patrol, then scattered along market street we also have members of the highway patrol, now, they have been known to do some really cool daredevil stunt. they're expected to come thundering through this block of market street, any moment now, in fact, you can see them, moving the gates, that's a sure significant nag that they'll be coming here right down market street, so, you're wondering how all of this is
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happening? in the middle of busy market street? between the block of 20th and 17th streets, completely shutdown right now, for this pep rally, this is all to help the families, and the children, of fallen members of the philadelphia fire and police department and departments across the delaware valley. they take the proceeds from these benefits and from things like this, and they use them to off-set college education. we have some video from last year of the show, just to give you some sort of a taste of what all of this looks like. it is something pretty cool to see. i can tell you anticipation out here is building. most people weigh talked to on the street want to know what's going on, and what presidential politician is coming to town, none of that today, this is purely a philadelphia thing, as we await the hero thrill show to kick off your any moment here in center city. that is the latest live in center city. joe holden, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> thank you so much, joe.
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meanwhile, congressional committee will hear from the maker of the epi pen in less than two hours, over the sky-rocketing price of the life saving injector. now, emmy pens are used to treat allergic reactions, myron has raised the price it more than $600 for two pack. that's increase of about 500% since 2007. now, according to prepared testimony for today, the ceo is expected to defend the price charge changes. we are following that story, and have the details on the hearing tonight on "eyewitness news" at 5:00. >> in campaign 2016, in just 47 days, voters will head to the polls to elect the next president of the united states. republican presidential nominee, donald trump, will be in chester delaware county tomorrow night for a rally with supporters. the trump campaign is making additional appearances today, in the battlegrounds state of ohio. trump met with members of cleveland church this morning, later today, he will hold a rally in toledo. on the democratic side,
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hillary clinton is rallying her base in orlando, florida today. she is expected to discuss her vision for boosting the economy. next wednesday, first lady michelle obama, will be in philadelphia to stomp for clinton. >> it is official, it is the last day of summer but it is not ending without a last little blast of heat. meteorologist, justin drabick; live on the cbs-3 skydeck, enjoying the final hours of the summer season. justin, take me with you. >> i know. i feel you. wait until daylight savingment man, really goes downhill. you know, still late september. we will get warm days, so we won't go jumping right into fall. but we will get a taste of fall certainly in the next couple of days, but outside right now back to some sunshine, slow start this morning in the clouds, things heating up, check it out, temperatures upper seven's to low 80s, could be worse, record highs 90s, not setting robbed, humidity dropping hour by hour here. so not that bad outside. yes, still warm in the sunshine, already lower 80s around philadelphia, wilmington suburbs, warming up
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nicely, and the farther north and west more sunshine you will see. still have stubborn storm to the south. so areas of south jersey, delaware, you guys will be stuck in the clouds. temperatures kind of just holding out in the upper 70s this afternoon. north to northeast wind right now at about ten to 15 miles per hour, that's driving the humidity little further south. look at the dew point temperatures, lehigh valley look at that, dew point of 49. that's really dry air. then it is up to 59 around philadelphia. still, not bad. then you get to south jersey humid dew point in the 70s, still feeling bit tropical. depends where you are. on our way up to 84 degrees for philadelphia, again, those clouds, pulling the temperatures down at the shore, upper 70s, poconos good shape, lot of sunshine in the upper 70s. now if you like fall temperatures you will like the seven day forecast, will bring pretty good cool down coming up we explain in just a few more minute, brooke, jim, back to you. >> cool-down, okay, yeah. >> you're excited about that? >> i am. >> all right, popular children's carseat is being recalled. that's coming up on cbs-3 "eyewitness news".
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>> plus eye opening new study about those popular fitness trackers. do they really help you keep fit? we'll tell you what the experts say. >> then, we will show you why you may never lose your luggage on a flit again. it is all coming up on "eyewitness news" at katiejoey, ricky, eileen,hnny, me, and colleen...immy, all 10 of us raised on a policeman's salary and a mom working as a restaurant hostess. imagine trying to do that today, with washington looking out for the favored few. i'll bring a different point of view to the u.s. senate - working class roots and the mother of three, i'll put middle class families ahead of wall street. i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message because it's your turn to get ahead.
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does pat toomey speak for you? i also want to thank the nra for it's, uh, strong support for my campaign. pat toomey: he opposes an assault weapons ban and got an "a" rating from the nra. "i have had a perfect record with the nra." and on women's health? "i would support legislation in pennsylvania that would ban abortion, and i would suggest that we have penalties for doctors who perform them." pat toomey: does he really speak for you? senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> samsung received battery fires in china. now, the news comes as replacements for the recalled smart phone arriving in us
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stores. note seven users here in the u.s. are being told to pick up their free replacement from samsung, their wireless carrier, or the store where they bought the phone. more than 2.5 note seven's have been recalled. and move over facebook, google now has it own messaging app, called alloe, now available for download. alloe includes group messaging, and the ability to add photos to your messages, google says, the app can also learn from your conversations, and suggest things for to you say. fitness trackers, are expected to be a hot holiday gift. but, turns out, they may not help you get fit. a two year study of overweight young adults found those who didn't use the wearable trackers lost more weight than those who did, possibly because seeing all of the physical activity on a tracker thinks they can eat more. alert today about a popular children's carseat that's being recalled. even flow is recalling nearly 30,000 combination booster
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seats because children can loosen the harness, it covers certain evolve three in one seat. there have been no reports of injuries. but the company has received nearly 30 complaints from customers. and, atlantic city will be featured this year on dick clark's rocking eve. thanks to a deal with the casino re development authority. clark productions agreed ac on the show, but calls for boardwalk hall concert featuring a major artist. authority officials say the agency had money for the concert because it canceled beach concerts ahead of hurricane hermine. lost luggage could become a thing of the past. >> sounds good to me, still ahead on "eyewitness news", we will show you knew technology that the airlines are now using, and you'll see why it could lead to fewer lost bags. justin? >> good afternoon, fall officially arrives tomorrow morning at 10:21, delayed, it will be a warm start to fall. fall like temperatures in our seven day, we'll let you know when they arrive.
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i'm really good at war. i love war in a certain way.
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including with nukes, yes including with nukes. i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me. nuclear, just the power the devastation, is very important to me. i want to be unpredictable, unpredictable, unpredictable, unpredictable. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> the united states is welcoming new citizens this noon, becoming naturalized citizens on historic battleship new jersey. new syd vest from 25 different counties on the deck this morning, took oath of allegiance to the united states surrounded by family and friends, and inspiring events for all. >> absolutely. several major airlines are betting on some new technology to help make lost luggage a thing of the past. >> i like that idea. delta will soon start using
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digital backtrack on luggage instead of the bar code. the tag would track bags in real time from the moment it leaves your side. now, alaska airlines also test ago similar program, american already offers alerts to flyers, when their bags have been put on or taken off a flight. >> every time an airline loses its suitcase, and can't get it delivered to you at the baggage claim, it costs them about $100 to bring it to your home or office, or hotel. so that's a big expense that the airline would like to avoid. >> delta's new luggage system will go on line at 84 airport across the country over the next few month. >> next few months. >> not ready for the weather. >> i'm a happy person. >> i wish it was to were summer. >> i like to be outdoors, sure, but i like the hot, the
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heat. >> you don't wear a jacket in a blizzard. >> true, true. >> and sometimes it gets a little breezy and i have on a scarf and gloves and coat. >> when it is 90 degrees. >> what do you call me, nanuk? >> we'll get this, next few days it will start warm entering the fall season officially tomorrow morning, you know, usually summertime, take thunderstorm. check this cool video out. out to space, out of this world, cool video from a look at thunderstorms from space, from the international space station, taken this photo sunday, about 250 miles above earth, you can see lightning flash brightly inside the clouds, russian spacecraft and the progress spacecraft are also seen in this photo. always cool seeing those photos, and video, from space, of those thunderstormsment back home, no threat of any rain, any time soon. really, moving back into the dry pattern, not the best beach day. south jersey live look at ocean city what we are dealing with clouds, preach i much holding tough. you guys should stay dry, month of september it has been warm, it will go down probably
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as one of the top ten warmest september, potentially, averaging over 5 degrees above average when you take all of the highs and the lows together, or highest temperature so far 95 degrees this month. lowest was 59. precipitation down almost at inch, three quarters of an inch, even though we got the beneficial rain the other day. could use some more, still down few inches on the year. we are jumping from summer to fall. eventually fall does get here. average high 76 degrees, not even close to that today, tomorrow, friday. then we flip the switch. saturday that transition day, getting close to the average. then sunday early next week, we will be dropping below average. that's when it feels like fall. nighttime, going to get pretty chilly. some people excited they can shut the ac off, save couple of bucks on the electric bill, that's good thing. >> mainly temperatures right now, clouds, again, little thickener south jersey, delaware, highs pretty much where we are now in the upper 70s along the coast, warmth all the way to the west, cleveland, 80 degrees, not going away any time soon.
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northeast mid-atlantic in this warm air mass, good news is the humidity is dropping little bit. we look at the dew point temperatures, compared to 24 hours ago, 17 degrees cooler in allentown, eight in reading and philadelphia, so that just tells us a drier air mass is billing in. even though it is warm, it is somewhat on the comfortable side. stubborn storm to the south over the car loin as, rain having tough time moving northward. past saulsbury maryland, clouds southern new jersey, delaware, increasing sunshine the further north you g speaking of the shore, again this time of year get good beach days, not so much today, because of clouds, little more sunshine tomorrow. upper 70s, that's comfortable, keep it going into friday. so, decent stretch developing starting tomorrow for the shore. and again, ocean water temperature still comfortable in the low and mid 70s. high pressure locking itself over us. that bridges us back into a dry pattern. so really, no big chances for rain, as this storm stays to the south. so see decent amount of sunshine for thursday, friday, here comes the cold front. it doesn't have a lot of moisture with it, but what it
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does have, cooler temperatures, that starts to arrive for the second half of the weekend. today mid 80s, 70s to the south, because of the cloud, tonight, pretty comfortable, ooh in a lot of the suburb low to mid 60s, tomorrow repeat of today. little more sun. mid 80s once again, for the warm spot. here's what happens for the weekends. friday still warm. here comes the front. drivers through saturday, here comes the cold air mass, coming in from canada. this knocks our temperatures down well below average for this time of year. i'm show you in the seven day. today warm, 84 degrees for the afternoon high. tonight quiet, few clouds around, 65 degrees, here we go with the extended forecast. keep it until the mid 80s with sunny skies, as we enter the fall season. the change arrives as we head toward the weekends, then talking about the below average temperatures returning, so the daytime highs on sunday, you know coming down to about 70 degrees. now this bridges us to our weekend watch. this is when we devote part of
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the newscast to the weekends, dive in little closer. let's break it down for you region by region. see the cooler temperatures, poconos, high upper 60s saturday near 60, that's it on sunday, around the city upper 70s, near 70 sunday, at the shore, same deal, mid 70s starting the weekends, cools off. talking overnight lows sunday night, monday night, four's in a lot of the suburbs, jim, brooke, back to you. >> sounds good to me, thanks, justin. some lancaster county wedding poor frantz could be sign of things to come. >> pictures all over the internet with something else. instead of bouquet, take a look at this, okay, this is martha, abigail, dolly, elizabeth, louise a, not the bridesmaids, or they are the dogs in the picture. you see that? >> not holding flowers, cute puppies. bride works for a pair of rescue organizations and wanted the pups in her wedding picks to race awareness for shelter dogs. >> i bet they all got
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>> tonight at 11:00 you have one hour to get out, the ultimate escape rooms in our area. do you have rely on your pour of observation and it would help if you can think like a burglar. can vittoria woodill and her team get out in time? see for yourself tonight at 11:00. >> that's "eyewitness news" at noon, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. katie mcginty: franny, johnny, mikey, maureen, jimmy,
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>> jack: morning. i want all of phyllis' belongings boxed and off the premises as soon as possible. and get me the latest financial research on newman enterprises -- now. >> billy: i hate it. >> victoria: it's the hero shot, billy. open on the product. it's better than opening on the model. >> billy: is it really only two options, vicki? >> victoria: well, clearly, the objective here is to focus on brand loyalty. >> billy: oh, loyalty? you say that with emphasis, like i don't understand what that means.


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